H.J.Res. 1 (104th): Balanced Budget Amendment

Introduced:

Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Passed House, Failed Senate on Jun 6, 1996

After passing in the House, this resolution failed in the Senate on June 6, 1996.

Sponsor:

Joe Barton

Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 27, 1995
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

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History

Jan 4, 1995
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 11, 1995
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 26, 1995
 
Passed House

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Mar 2, 1995
 
Failed Senate

A vote on the resolution failed in the Senate. The resolution is now dead.

Jun 6, 1996
 
Failed Senate

A vote on the resolution failed in the Senate. The resolution is now dead.

This page is about a resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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